Some soft commodities have recently strengthened. For example, the iPath Dow Jones-UBS Coffee Total Return Sub-Index ETN (NYSEArca: JO) and the iPath Dow Jones-UBS Cotton Total Return Sub-Index ETN (NYSEArca: BAL) are up 8.8% and 7.1%, respectively, in the past month indicating that those commodities are living up to strong seasonal trends. [Three C’s of Commodities Enter Seasonal Sweetness]

PowerShares DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund

ETF Trends editorial team contributed to this post. Tom Lydon’s clients own shares of GLD and SLV.